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Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
provided logistical and security support to an fbi investigative team visiting the site of the u.s. consulate attacks in libya. here's a portion portion of that now. >> before taking your questions, one additional update on dod support for the on going investigation of the attack on our consulate in benghazi, libya. at the request of the fbi, the department provide logistic and security support to the investigation teams in order to conduct work on site in benghazi. dod personnel created that support earlier today along with the investigation team. the activities of the investigation team and support provided by dod were fully according with the state department in the libyan government. with that, i will take your questions. >> can you tell us more about the support team quite horrific, with the marines? >> this is a u.s. military support mission. i wouldn't get into the specifics on the small footprint of military personnel who accompanied her fbi colleagues on this investigation mission in benghazi. i wouldn't get into the security dynamics surrounding this mission for obvious
CSPAN
Oct 6, 2012 10:00pm EDT
of this and there was, it's fascinating and fbi agent named james brosnahan who i spoke to for this book. i called him up. he was a great witness for the opposition because he gets to the fbi agent that have been called to the scene in phoenix in 1960's during the election when william rehnquist was interviewing with voters and brosnahan said look -- he was a very well-known and respected lawyer by thin in san francisco and brosnahan said i was there and i was the fbi agent on the scene. i positively identify him as the man. discouraging black voters. rehnquist was giving them a literacy test and which was not illegal but it was, but he was really pushing the line to the point where the police and the fbi had to be called to restore order. and rehnquist simply said, that was not made. >> host: kind of a case of mistaken identity so james brosnahan comes to washington and puts a lot on the line. >> guest: puts a lot on the line and really just kind it gets hammered because in the end he is not left with anything that really he can grab onto to come back at rehnquist. rehnquist simply says i just can't
CSPAN
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
and especially with the fbi to investigate and prosecute cybercriminals. we also serve as a focal point for the government cybersecurity overreach and awareness efforts. it is important to note that private industry owns and operates the vast majority of the country's critical infrastructure and cybernetworks. consequently, the private sector plays a critical role in protecting the nation's cybersecurity. dhs has initiated several programs to promote the public sector collaboration. who spearheaded development of the first-ever national cyberplan to enable us to coordinate responses to instances at all levels, just like we do as i said in the physical world. the private sector is also enacting participant in the national cybersecurity communications and integration center. lots of acronyms in this business. it is a 24/7 watch senator courtney's favorite duties across the federal government and was yours providing watch and warning, analysis and coordinated response. dhs is also a leading effort to protect critical information infrastructure by sharing actionable cyberthreats, helping st
CSPAN
Oct 7, 2012 7:00pm EDT
for nixon during watergate and was investigated by the fbi. in his early 20s during the watergate era, they chopped it because they had other fish to fry. but even that and he was doing dirty tricks. >> with a billion dollars in his hands, what shenanigans d.c.? >> there's no question a huge amount of money will be going into the airwaves. if rummy implodes, it had a very bad week coming of steamship in all its attention to taking over the senate. but i also think rove has been a great master at creating a narrative in getting it out there, a counter narrative. wallace at the democratic convention in charlotte, north carolina, they're at mtv from a group called special operations upset. we will see if that turns into the veterans for truth of this campaign. also at the events in libya and middle east unfolding, you know, you can watch nbc and say romney is completely falling apart. but let me suggest you turn the channel to fox and you get a completely different narrative. but the billion dollars to fill up the airwaves, that can be built into something that has real resonance and tha
CSPAN
Oct 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
, other little bodies of papers, the fbi file on warren which is some 2600 payments, i -- pages, i think, took a long time to get, and ask i'm lucky that my wife happens to be a first amendment lawyer and helped that along considerably. i did not feel at the end of this that there was anything that i couldn't get that i needed. but some of that court material is sort of at, a bit hard to get to. and my own view is that the ease ye -- easier it is to get to, the better off we are. and if that means there are some confidences that are revealed, you know, after the fact, well, i think on balance it seems to me that the country benefits by weighing in on behalf of disclosure. anyone else? finish one more? no. well, i thank you all very much. [applause] >> every sunday at 6 p.m. eastern booktv airs a program from our archives that coincides with a significant occasion that happened that week in history. for more history programming, check out american history television. ah tv features 48 hours of people and events that help document the american story. watch american history tv on c-span3 or
CSPAN
Oct 4, 2012 12:00pm EDT
some other federal agencies already have in place such as fbi, i can't remember what a small agency owns the ideas. so this is an exciting thing for us. i just hope we'll have enough agents and staff to support the new cases and issues that are going to come our way once we start this. i predict soon after the one agent starts this position, he or she will quickly find they need a second agent to help. so the agent can be later -- can thank me later for mentioned as well my director isn't in the room and listening. there are so many other joint international investigative efforts in the realm of pharmaceutical investigations that are worth mentioning. such as operation 10 g. also known as the international week of action. i also want to mention the joint operations and outreach conducted by the multiple agencies, both foreign and domestic better at the national international intellectual property rights center. there is august and more that can and needs to be done with regards to international cooperation. budget in with another quote, this one from john ashcroft, if necessity is t
CSPAN
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
's. the second biggest spending group is the u.s. chamber, but then fbi you, service employees international union and the national education association, a first-year teachers unions. the three of the top five spending were labor unions and were very disclosed every month. a lot of what labor does is not disclosed at the same way. they have not been visible. idea back between 20,792,011, impacting the political process of the state and local level. it's a lot of money in politics, but a lot of people are talking about were the most money is coming from. this alternative back. >> so american crossroads is very quivery active in the presidential election. if you go in today with $12 million -- >> this is a president obama said the jobless or would be if we pass the stimulus is 5.6%. but this is where the jobless rate actually is. 8.1%. the difference? about 3.7 million jobs. obama spending was $5 trillion deeper in debt and now we have fewer jobs than when he started. but obama promised versus what he delivered. >> american crossers is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> oppos
CSPAN
Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. the europeans will have less authority and voting. united states will have to fbi way in various sites of authority institutional authority. and so that is a what i think is the future of renegotiating the liberal world order. but again the up fundamental point is that most of the countries rising up are rising up precisely because they are in it. they want to be in it. and the trade that comes from open pes and the rules that provides rising statementses protections against precisely what we were talking about before. arbitrary and discriminate power. i think there are new constituencies for liberal order. they have to be brought to the table and have to be given respect and the kind of level playing field that you associate with liberal international order. >> there are two dimensions to this that strike me as potentially worrisome. i would like to frame them and jessica and tom respond. one we look at the -- [inaudible] international institutions and we scrolled some cause for concern. right, global warming is an issue within the institution that were created to deal with it have co
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